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Mental Math and Life Stories

04/04/2019

## Mental Math and Life Stories

Hamed Hamze (MS ’10) uses math to study how people make decisions. As a graduate student in economics, he models scenarios ranging from the hypothetical to real-world social choices such as voting.

The Mathematics of Flow

03/28/2019

## The Mathematics of Flow

Whitney Clavin

New Caltech professor Philip Isett uses math to understand the chaotic nature of fluids.

Seeking Order in Chaos

03/01/2019

## Seeking Order in Chaos

Whitney Clavin

Maksym Radziwill is fascinated by the question of randomness versus determinism.

Philip Isett Wins 2019 Sloan Fellowship

02/19/2019

## Philip Isett Wins 2019 Sloan Fellowship

Whitney Clavin

Philip Isett has been awarded a Sloan Research Fellowship, which go to early career scientists of "outstanding promise."

Caltech Professors Honored with 2019 New Horizons Prizes

10/17/2018

## Caltech Professors Honored with 2019 New Horizons Prizes

Whitney Clavin

Caltech professors are honored for their work on detecting gravitational waves and number theory.

Wilhelmus A. J. Luxemburg (1929–2018)

10/02/2018

## Wilhelmus A. J. Luxemburg (1929–2018)

Wilhelmus Luxemburg, emeritus professor of mathematics at Caltech, passed away on October 2, 2018. He was 89 years old.

Decades-Old Problem in Mathematical Physics Has Been Solved

08/23/2018

## Decades-Old Problem in Mathematical Physics Has Been Solved

Whitney Clavin

Spiros Michalakis and Matthew Hastings solve a lingering mathematical physics problem with implications for quantum physics as a whole.

Modeling Renewable Energy

06/21/2018

## Modeling Renewable Energy

Robert Perkins

Increasing reliance on renewable energy sources adds uncertainty to power grids. A new model gauges the impact of that uncertainty.

Joel (J. N.) Franklin, 1930–2017

11/27/2017

## Joel (J. N.) Franklin, 1930–2017

Robert Perkins

Joel (J. N.) Franklin, who taught mathematics at Caltech for nearly a half-century, passed away on November 18 at the age of 87.

Simon Receives Mathematical Physics Prize

10/20/2017

## Simon Receives Mathematical Physics Prize

Lorinda Dajose

Caltech mathematician Barry Simon is the recipient of the 2018 Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics.